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The EWU Aquatic Center is 25 meter by 25 yard pool featuring a 1 meter and 3 meter diving board and an 18 foot diving well.

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    Eastern Washington University Aquatic Center



    Fall quarter begins September 21 and ends December 11

    The Aquatic Center is closed Veterans' Day - November 11 and                      Thanksgiving weekend - November 26-29.  

    Cheney High School Girls Swim Meets - Thursday Oct. 1 3:00 PM; Saturday Oct. 3 12:00 PM; Thursday Oct. 22 3:00 PM






    The Aquatic Center is nearly 35 years old.  Please let us know what single improvment would make the EWU Aquatic Center a better place for students; or - I would add ________ to improve the Aquatic Center.  Email your thoughts  to  We want to know what you think!

    Thanks to you who've sent in your ideas - keep them coming!!


    EWU Aquatic Center Monthly Article
    This month's article is on pool filtration.  Click the link above or the tab on the left to view the article.


    Stroke and Diving Clinics
    Weekly clinics open to anyone.  Enrolled EWU students are free, non-students pay regular admission.

    Stroke Clinic is Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 PM.  Diving Clinic is Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00 PM.

    The clinics are tailored to the needs of the participants.  No age or ability restrictions.

    Fall Quarter 2015

    Schedule line is 509-359-2888

    Information line/business line is 509-359-6923
    See Pool Calendar for more detailed info.

    Registration and pass renewals are available  On-line via the Sports and Recreation Portal
    Click on the following --> link to the portal 

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     Aquatic Center business line: (509) 359-6923


    Aquatic Center History


    The EWU Aquatic Center was completed in October of 1980 and was the fifth and final phase of the Sports and Recreation Center.

    Featuring an L shaped design, the pool measures 25 meters North to South with eight lanes and 25 Yards East to West with six lanes.

    The pool holds about 285,000 gallons of water and features an 18 foot diving tank which is one of the deepest in the Pacific Northwest. 


    Rental Times Available on weekends & after Open Swim.

      Rental prices are $85/hr for the entire pool, or $10.63 per hour per lane. 

    The upstairs MP room is available during open swims for no charge. 

    Lifeguards are $15/hour per guard.  Two guards are the minimum, for a group of less than 20 people.  21-50 people = 3 guards.

    Contact the Aquatic Center Manager to set up a rental at 509-359-4252.


    Upcoming Events

    Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Course - Fri, Sat, Sun October 16-18.  1-5 PM Friday, 8-5 PM Sat/Sun.  Textbook, Exam Fee, and lunch is included.  Cost is $300 for general public and $125 for EWU Students.  Certification is valid for 5 years.

     WX Program - Low/no weight bearing, improved muscle tone, strength, stamina, and conditioning. 

    Register now at the Aquatic Center.  Classes are MWF 8:30-9:30 AM or TTH 8:00-9:00 AM or 7:00-8:00 PM

    Click on the WX page for details.

    Aquatic Center Contacts 

    Greg Schmidt, Aquatic Center Manager:  509-359-4252

    Lifeguard Supervisors:  509-359-6923

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Benji Antolin, Mykal Baron, Aaron Brenton, Sarah Burger, Zoe Cheeseman, 

    Mackenzie Davis, Kaylie Geschke, AndreavJones, Camille Kawakami, Ashley Prins




    Contact Information

    Greg Schmidt
    PAV 336
    Cheney, WA 99004

    phone: 509.359.4252

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